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Clearing of trees continued yesterday at the Hicks 1 Extension where employee Ryan Taylor, a geologist died last month. The area were Taylor got covered by rubble is about five metres right of the excavator.
Clearing of trees continued yesterday at the Hicks 1 Extension where employee Ryan Taylor, a geologist died last month. The area were Taylor got covered by rubble is about five metres right of the excavator.

Troy Resources to decide future of operations on Sunday

The Board of Australian gold mining company, Troy Resources Ltd will on Sunday decide the future of its Region 7 operations, even as Chief Executive Officer Ken Nilsson said that they would need about US$5M per month to sustain it and hinted at a possible short-term scaling down.

Cost to treasury of public service wage hikes still unclear

Government on Wednes-day announced a series of wage and salary increases for the Public Service but the total cost to the treasury remains unclear and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has claimed that the coalition government is planning to dismiss 20,000 workers to make the increase sustainable.

Nicholas Boyer

City chamber wants full disclosure on allocation of state lands

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is calling for enhanced transparency in the allocation of state-owned lands, inclusive of a public reporting mechanism to show how, and to whom, for how much, and for how long state lands have been leased.

Essequibo Chamber President Roopan Ramotar with his son Roopan (Jr.) on the Capoey Lake

New Essequibo Chamber President wants majority share for local companies in oil and gas-related activities

Advocating for the allocation of a “fair share” of the returns from the country’s oil and gas industry, bringing the Essequibo Chamber of Commerce (ECC) into the national business mainstream and aggressively promoting the ‘Cinderella County’ as a hotspot for tourism are among the key priorities of  Region Two businessman Roopan Ramotar who, last Sunday, was elected Chairman of the (ECC).

A student biting into a bake during his breakfast yesterday morning 
A student biting into a bake during his breakfast yesterday morning 

Anna Regina Multi dorm not short of food – sources

Sources at the dorms of the Anna Regina Multilateral School in Essequibo are angry over a report in yesterday’s Guyana Times about the students being affected because the kitchen was out of “essential food items.” They told Stabroek News that the report yesterday has caused a lot of embarrassment to the students, who are from the riverain areas.

Accused cocaine courier implicates alleged co-conspirator

Shellon Barrow, who is accused of plotting to smuggle almost four pounds of cocaine out of the country last year, on Wednesday denied having knowledge of the narcotic and implicated her alleged co-conspirator, Latoya Griffith, during sworn testimony.

Region & World

Morales lost Bolivia after shock mutiny by police

LA PAZ, (Reuters) – Last Friday night, with Bolivia’s most important city paralyzed by demonstrations against leftist President Evo Morales, the police unit tasked with securing the presidential palace met to help decide the nation’s future.

Evin Lewis on the attack. (CWI photo)
Evin Lewis on the attack. (CWI photo)

Lewis, Williams give Windies series lead

LUCKNOW, India, CMC – Opener Evin Lewis struck a trademark aggressive half-century while seamer Kesrick Williams marked his first appearance for West Indies in 16 months with a three-wicket haul, as the Caribbean side swept aside Afghanistan by 30 runs in the opening Twenty20 International here yesterday.

Andrew Moloney

Dharry battles Moloney for interim WBA Super Flyweight title tonight

Elton Dharry will face Australian Andrew Moloney in the latter’s backyard tonight for the vacant interim World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Flyweight title.It is Dharry’s toughest test to date but one the likeable 33-year-old is ready to grasp with both hands.

West Indies Women celebrate the wicket of Harmapreet Kaur. (Orlando Charles photo)

Batting collapse hands WI women series defeat

West Indies Women conceded a series defeat after going down to India Women by seven wickets in the third T20 International at the National Stadium, Providence last night with the latter now with an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.

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